Indian Labels Claim FM Radio Hurts Music Sales

Bhushan, Nyay
July 2003
Billboard;7/26/2003, Vol. 115 Issue 30, p71
Trade Publication
Reports the claims of Indian record labels on the impact of the launch of FM radio on its music sales. Estimated sales decline in the trade of net shipments for the year ended March 31, 2003; Arguments of Sumantra Dutta, chief executive officer of broadcaster Radio City, regarding the claims; Piracy rate of the country according to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry.


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